Something that makes this year extra special is that we have an entire day of films that hail from France on Saturday, February 15 at SIFF Cinema Egyptian
12:30 PM – Panic | Panique
A social outcast is framed for the murder of a woman in a rural French village. The finest film in the storied career of director Julien Duvivier. (d.Julien Duvivier c: Michel Simon, Viviane Romance, and Max Dalban, France, 1947, 99 min) French with English subtitles.
3:00 PM – Razzia | Razzia sur la chnouf
French legend Jean Gabin plays a gangster trying to manage the influx of drugs into the Parisian underworld. A lurid, yet oddly dignified film. (d. Henri Decoin c: Jean Gabin, Marcel Dalio, and Lino Ventura, France, 1955, 105 min) French with English subtitles.
6:00 PM – Finger Man | Le doulos
Jean-Paul Belmondo is a shady character insinuating himself in the lives of career criminals—but is he a rat? A Melville crime masterpiece. (d: Jean-Pierre Melville c: Jean-Paul Belmondo, Serge Reggiani, and Jean Desailly, France, 1962, 108 min) French with English subtitles.
8:30 PM – Any Number Can Win | Mélodie en sous-sol (35mm)
Aging mastermind Jean Gabin plots his greatest caper—but can he trust his super-sexy young cohort (Alain Delon)? An underrated heist classic! (d: Henri Verneuil c: Jean Gabin, Alain Delon, and Claude Cerval, France, 1963, 118 min) French with English subtitles.
Plus de détails ici: www.siff.net/year-round-cinema/film-festivals/noir-city